During our drama classes, "Curtain Up" prepares students for one of the following LAMDA exams:

  • Acting
  • Speaking Verse & Prose
  • ​Public Speaking

​​Please see our LAMDA Exams page for further information.

Our classes involve a wide range of speech and drama activities, such as acting games, improvisation, working with published texts, breathing exercises, physical games, learning lines and sight reading. For further information on classes  please click here.

Welcome to "Curtain Up". We are a drama company based in Sanderstead, in Surrey. We teach speech & drama to children, young adults and adults.

We run weekend and after-school classes for groups and individuals for all ages 5- 18 years, and adults, at all levels.

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The Croydon Festival of Music & Drama takes place in April and May every year. "Curtain Up" enters  students into the drama component of the festival. Please see the Festivals page of our website.